Agriculture, Nutrition and the Green Revolution in Bangladesh

Bangladesh achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition. This paper identifies the different impacts that productivity growth in a food staple(s) might have on child nutrition outcomes, with a particular focus on changes in diets at the household and child level. It then applies this framework to a descriptive overview of the evolution of Bangladesh's food system in recent decades.

Headey, D,D., Hoddinott, J. Agricultural Systems (November 2016). Vol. 149. pp. 122–31.